Marvel Studios had lots of new announcements during San Diego Comic-Con and Suite Life of Zack & Cody star Dylan Sprouse wants to be Johnny Storm in the Fantastic Four movie that was revealed to be in development at the studio.
Marvel’s Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con revealed all the Phase 4 films. In addition, we also learned that a Fantastic Four movie is currently in the works at the studio. This means Marvel Studios will be on the hunt for actors to portray the First Family. Suite Life of Zack & Cody star Dylan Sprouse took to Twitter to express his interest, stating that he’d “bother every team member daily” to get the role for Johnny Storm.
This SDCC news is rockin my world. The #Fantastic4 announcement is so awesome and I will do everything in my power and bother every member of my team daily to get into a casting room for Johnny Storm. Dare I say, I'd even get swoll?
— Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) July 21, 2019
Dylan Sprouse is mostly known for his role as Zack Martin in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck and as Julian ‘Frankenstein’ McGrath in Big Daddy. Since then, he’s been in a handful of other independent and direct-to-video releases. Up next,Dylan Sprouse will star in several independent films including one titled Turandot and another called Tyger Tyger.
People on Twitter are not reacting kindly to Dylan Sprouse’s statement. Many users are expressing their disdain for his tweet:
should’ve put this in your drafts….
— 𝖓𝖏 (@particulaparker) July 21, 2019
— jay is confused (@dayasgem) July 21, 2019
that role is reserved for john krasinski sorry beb
— m🤡 (@alexlandii) July 21, 2019
Dylan Sprouse doesn’t have any superhero roles on his resume. However, becoming Johnny Storm could give him a big break into blockbuster movies. He even said he’d be willing to get “swoll” for the role. Marvel could have a candidate for Johnny Storm in front of them.
What do you think of Dylan Sprouse playing the role of Johnny Storm? Would you rather see someone else play the Human Torch? If not Dylan Sprouse, who would you like to see? Let us know your thoughts on this casting down in the comments!
Here’s the official synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers:Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.
Stay tuned for the latest news on the future of the Fantastic Four in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
Disney Unveils New Character Posters For ‘The Lion King’ Remake
Disney released several new character posters for the remake of The Lion King.
Disney's remake The Lion King is next in the studios' line-up of live-action retellings of their animated classics and now several new character posters for the film have been unveiled. These new posters for The Lion King may offer the best look yet at the photo-realistic versions of Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Scar, Timon, Pumbaa, Sarabi, young Simba, young Nala, Sarabi, Rafiki, and Zazu.
Check out the Lion King poster for Simba below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!
What do you think of the new posters from Disney? Are you among those who are excited to see the beloved film retold in a realistic setting or do you agree with the others who are growing weary of Disney's live-action remakes? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Here is the official synopsis for The Lion King:
Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Directed by Jon Favreau from a script written by Jeff Nathanson, The Lion Kingstars Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon.
The Lion King will be released in theaters on July 19, 2019.